Friday, May 20, 2011

The Only Rapture-Related Song Worth Noting

Posted By on Fri, May 20, 2011 at 2:20 PM

Sure, we're all goofy over the latest failed rapture prediction, so Facebook is full of links to Blondie's "Rapture", but may I humbly suggest a substitute, just to mix it up a bit? My first instinct was Larry Norman's "I Wish We'd All Been Ready", a classic futuristic look at the rapture, thinking of those left behind by the event, but Norman's brilliant and strange Christian rock career probably deserves better representation than that somewhat embarrassing track.

Instead, who better to warn of the forthcoming apocalypse than the Wu-Tang's GZA/Genius, with "Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth"?:

Tags: , , , , , ,

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Dan Gibson

Today | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed
Hip Hop Yoga

Hip Hop Yoga @ Floor Polish

Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

Carnival of Illusion: Magic, Mystery & Oooh La La!

This top-rated illusion show is "Revitalizing Magic" by blending an international travel theme with all the charms… More

@ Scottish Rite Grand Parlour Saturdays. Continues through April 14 160 South Scott Ave

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Betsy DeVos Exercises Her Freedom of $peech (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. The Weekly List: 26 Things To Do in Tucson This Week (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. $59 Million Can Focus the Mind, Even If You're Facebook (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Laughing Stock: Holly Jolly Edition (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Pastorela Laughs in the Mirror of 2017 Politics (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation